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The Adventurers (1970)

The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his ... See full summary »

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Marcel Campion
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President Rojo
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Sue Ann Daley
Thommy Berggren ...
Sergei Nikovitch
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Caroline de Coyne
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Fat Cat
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Baron de Coyne
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Deborah Hadley (as Olivia De Havilland)
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Dax Xenos
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Dania Leonardi
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Jaime Xenos
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Amparo Rojo
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Mrs. Erickson
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Mr. James Hadley
Jorge Martínez de Hoyos ...
El Condor (as Jorge Martinez De Hoyos)
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The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his father's friend and who, in fact, his father had helped put into power. He returns from living a jet-set life in Europe to lead a revolution against the government, only to find out that things aren't quite as black and white as he had assumed. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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What does it take to be a man among men? Dax has it in THE ADVENTURERS. See more »


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25 March 1970 (USA)  »

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El mundo de los aventureros  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)
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(70 mm prints)| (35 mm prints)

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(Technicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The South American country of Corteguay does not exist. However, much of the film was shot in Colombia and many of the events pictured in the film parallel events that happened in Colombia's history. See more »

Goofs

The second time the Lockheed Super Constellation is taking off the next shot shows the shadow of a Douglas DC-7, not the Super Constellation. The Super Constellation has three rudders, the DC-7 only one; the shadow shows only one rudder. See more »

Quotes

Sue Ann Daley: Oh, I'd like to buy
Sergei Nikovitch: Buy what, Miss Daley?
Sue Ann Daley: Everything
Sergei Nikovitch: Everything in the Collection?
Sue Ann Daley: Everything in the Collection
Sergei Nikovitch: Well thank you, Im honored... and rich
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Young Love
Written by Roger Chapman & John Whitney
Performed by Family
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A fine film of the cyclic revolution in Latin America

This film is under appreciated and rather than a mess, is a profundly complex comment on the cycle of revolution in a quest for legalism and constitutionalism.

The character Dax Xenos mirrors the life of the revolutionary son and sometime exile Octavio Paz of Mexico; though the late Snr Paz became a man of letters; rather than a temporary gigolo to gain money for a business and to restore the values of his father to his homeland!


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